transaction is expected to be accretive to Saps non-IFRS
earnings per share in 2013.
the addition of Ariba, SAP will acquire the leader in cloud-based
collaborative business commerce. The acquisition establishes
SAP as the leading business network, adding business-to-business
collaboration to its existing solutions.
move positions SAP in a fast-growing segment as buyers and
sellers across the globe connect in new ways through the cloud.
in Sunnyvale, California, Ariba has approximately 2,600 employees.
The company is the leader in cloud-based collaborative commerce
applications and the second-largest cloud vendor by revenue.